Find out which roads and car parks will be off-limits during the G20 Leaders’ Summit.

Road closures will be in place around the Brisbane CBD from Tuesday 11 November and over the summit long weekend. Remember to plan your trip and allow extra time ahead of your journey and where possible use public transport, cycle or walk.

Due to motorcade movements between Friday 14 November and Sunday 16 November some roads within the Brisbane CBD as well as some of the entry ramps from the Riverside Expressway may be closed for up to an hour. Alternative access routes into the Brisbane CBD will be clearly signed when closures are in place.

Brisbane CBD

Closures from 12:01am Tuesday 11 November to 5:00am Monday 17 November:

Adelaide Street: Closed in-bound between Ivory Street and Queen Street. Out-bound traffic will operate as normal.
Ivory Street: Closed in-bound between Brunswick Street and Ann Street and Story Bridge and Ann Street. Out bound traffic will operate as normal.
Queen Street: One lane closed in-bound, from the intersection of Adelaide and Queens Streets for approximately 100 metres. Out-bound traffic will operate as usual.

Closures from 7:00pm Thursday 13 November to 5:00am Monday 17 November:

Alice Street, Ann Street, Roma Street and William Street: Lane closures with through traffic permitted.
Victoria Bridge: Closed to traffic, pedestrian access maintained on the northside. Cyclists are encouraged to use Kurilpa Bridge.
William Street/North Quay: Closed between Ann and Elizabeth Streets.
Queens Wharf Road: Exit and entry via William Street will be closed, access will be available from the south.

Closures from 5:00pm to 11:00pm Saturday 15 November:

William Jolly Bridge: Closed to southbound traffic.

Parking

There will be reduced on-street parking in the Brisbane CBD. Parking changes will be implemented from Sunday 9 November with significantly reduced parking from 7:00pm Thursday 13 November through to 5.00am Monday 17 November.

It is expected that all commercial off-street car parks in the Brisbane CBD will operate as usual over the long weekend.

South Brisbane

Roads will be progressively closed around South Brisbane from Monday morning 10 November through until Monday 17 November. If travelling to South Bank plan your trip and allow extra time ahead of your journey and where possible use public transport, cycle or walk. The following road closures will be in place in South Brisbane.

Closures from Monday morning 10 November to 5:00am Monday 17 November:

Russell Street: Closed between Grey Street and South Bank Promenade.

Closures from Tuesday morning 11 November to 5:00am Monday 17 November:

Grey Street: Closed between Melbourne Street and Glenelg Street.

Glenelg Street: Closed between Merivale Street and railway overpass.

Closures from Thursday morning 13 November to 5.00am Monday 17 November:

Hope Street: Closed between Peel Street and Melbourne Street. Local access will be maintained.

Closures from 7.00pm Thursday 13 November to 5.00am Monday 17 November:

Victoria Bridge: Closed.

Melbourne Street: Closed between Victoria Bridge and Cordelia Street.

Merivale Street: Closed between Melbourne Street and Ernest Street.

Merivale Street: Closed between Peel Street and Melbourne Street. Local access will be maintained.

Glenelg Street: Closed between Grey Street and railway overpass.

Glenelg Street: Closed between Cordelia Street and Merivale Street. Local access will be maintained between Cordelia and Merivale Street.

Grey Street: Closed between Peel and Melbourne Street.

Grey Street: Closed northbound between Glenelg and Ernest Street.

Russell Street: Closed between Cordelia and Merivale Street. Local access will be maintained.

Little Stanley Street, between Glenelg Street and Ernest Street will remain open but will operate one way northbound from the South Bank car park entry/exit.

Closures on Saturday 15 November:

William Jolly Bridge: Closed southbound only and the eastern footpath will be closed (5.00pm – midnight).

Grey Street: Closed southbound, between William Jolly Bridge and Peel Street and the eastern footpath will be closed (5.00pm – midnight).

Stanley Place: Closed between Montague Road and Grey Street (5.00am – midnight).

Montague Road: Closed between Hope Street and Stanley Place (morning – midnight).  Local access will be maintained.

Cultural Centre Tunnel: Closed (5.00am – midnight).

Parking

Road closures in South Brisbane will require temporary changes to on-street parking in the areas stated below. This will include changes to taxi ranks and loading zones and will result in a number of “No Standing – Tow Away” areas:

Grey Street: Eastside between Glenelg Street and Ernest Street.

Grey Street: Westside between Ernest Street and Tribune Street.

Grey Street: Westside between Melbourne Street and Peel Street.

Little Stanley Street: Between Glenelg Street and Tribune Street.

Ernest Street: Northside, between Cordelia Street and Merivale Street.

Merivale Street: Both sides between Montague Road and Melbourne Street.

Hope Street: Both sides between Peel and Melbourne Street.

Hope Street: Westside, between Montague and Peel Street.

Hope Street: Eastside (partial), between Montague St and Peel Street.

The following car parks will also be closed:

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC):  21 October to 22 November.

Cultural Precinct Car Parks (QPAC Riverside Car Park, Art Gallery Museum Car Park and Stanley Place Car Park): 7am Friday 14 November to 8.30am Sunday 16 November.

Airport

The Australian Government and Brisbane Airport Corporation will be establishing specific areas within the airport to expedite the arrivals and departures of visiting leaders, delegations and media. The domestic and international terminals will operate as normal, however road and lane closures will be in place on routes to and from the airport.

Due to security measures in place for the G20 Leaders’ Summit, there will be disruptions to the road network to and from the airport over the long weekend. The Airtrain is the best way to travel to and from the airport over the summit long weekend as the service will not be subject to delays. For details on service times please visit airtrain.com.au.

While diversions will be in place to assist motorists avoid congestion, there are likely to be delays as a result of greater travel distances. People driving to and from the airport should plan to arrive early and allow extra travel time.

Taxi services and other transport companies will be subject to the same traffic impacts and these services will also incur additional travel time.

Airport Drive: The exit from Moreton Drive onto Airport Drive will be closed from 12.01am Friday 14 November to approximately mid-afternoon Saturday 15 November. There will be periodic closures along Airport Drive between Nancy Bird Way and Lomandra Drive from 12.01am Friday 14 November to midnight Sunday 16 November.

Da Vinci Business Park: Modified access arrangements via Lomandra Drive/Boronia Road/Sugarmill Road intersection will be in place due the closure of parts of Boronia Road (west) and Leonardo Drive from 6:00pm Wednesday 12 November to 12:00pm Monday 17 November. It is recommended that staff and tenants travel via Sugarmill Road to access this precinct.

Qantas Drive: Modified access arrangements will be provided for businesses along Qantas Drive. Entry will be available (vehicle size restrictions apply) via the International terminal. Vehicle size restrictions will be provided by Brisbane Airport Corporation.

Viola Place: Access to Viola Place will be accessible at all times.

SkyGate: Access to and from Skygate will be available at all times from Airport Drive. Lakeside Drive will experience periodic road closures from 12.01am Friday 14 November to midnight Sunday 16 November.

Pinkenba (Main Beach Road/Bancroft Road/Main Myrtleton Road): Lomandra Road will experience periodic road closures therefore recommended access to Pinkenba is via Kingsford Smith Drive/Eagle Farm Road.

Ekka Showgrounds

Road closures

The Brisbane Showgrounds will be used during the Leaders’ Summit and changes to the surrounding road network should be expected over the summit long weekend. Details are subject to change, so check back regularly for maps and updates.

Changed traffic conditions can be expected along O’Connell Terrace. Wren Street (between Campbell Street and O’Connell Terrace) and Waldon Lane will be closed to through traffic with local access provided.

Parking

Temporary changes to on-street parking will be in place around Brisbane Showground. Parking restrictions will be in place along:

O’Connell Terrace: Southside (Monday 10 November – Monday 17 November inclusive).
Gregory Terrace: Both sides between Brookes Street and Alexandria Street (Monday 3 November – Monday 17 November inclusive).
Gregory Terrace: Between Bowen Bridge Road and Alexandria Street (Thursday evening 13 November – midnight Sunday 16 November.

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